Nigeria: Flood As Threat to Rice Production

By Ugo Aliogo Ugo Aliogo wonders if Nigeria achieve self-sufficiency in rice production especially with the huge damages caused by flood in Kebbi State Flooding has remained a major environmental challenge to the country. Despite the several interventions by the federal government, the issue remains a challenge, especially to food security. Although flooding is a fallout... Continue Reading →

Nigerians hungrier now, thanks to Buhari’s policy on food imports

Since 21 August 2019, Nigeria shut its borders with Benin and effectively the main artery of trade between Accra and Abuja. What was thought to be a short-lived closure has dragged on for over a year later with unforeseen consequences coupled with the pandemic. About 15 months ago, Tunrayo Akinola spent N30,000 a month out... Continue Reading →

Nigeria govt will ban milk importation in 2022– Minister

The Nigerian government will seek to proscribe milk imports by 2022 as Africa’s biggest economy eyes self-sufficiency in dairy production, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Sabo Nanono said on Tuesday. “We are planning in this ministry and watch my words, in the next two years we will ban the importation of milk into this... Continue Reading →

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